Turkey offers condolence to Russian Medvedev over bus victims

Turkish President Gul sent a letter of condolence to Medvedev over the tragic bus accident that killed 14 Russian tourists in southern Turkey, Gul's office said.

Turkey offers condolence to Russian Medvedev over bus victims

Turkish President Abdullah Gul sent a letter of condolence to Russian President Dmitry Medvedev over the tragic bus accident that killed 14 Russian tourists in southern Turkey, Gul's office said on Thursday.

President Gul expressed deep sorrow over the accident, saying, "we share your pain wholeheartedly. I'd like to express my deep condolences to families of those who lost their lives and to all Russian nation."

"I wish injured people a quick recovery," Gul said.

Gul also said that Turkish officials were exerting all kind of efforts to help injured people get treatment and make sure that they return to Russia in best conditions possible.

On Tuesday, a tour bus carrying Russian tourists from southern resort town of Alanya to western town of Pamukkale overturned, killing 15 and injuring 26.


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